Accessing tantric sutras

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Punya
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Accessing tantric sutras

Post by Punya » Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:21 am

In the tantra section of the 84000 website it says:

Some of the texts in this section (but by no means all of them) are nevertheless, according to some traditions, only studied with authorization and after suitable preliminaries.

(The full text from the website is here http://read.84000.co/#sectionDescription" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)

Generally speaking which buddhist tantric sutras are ok to access without authorisation and which aren't?
Just as the trunk of an ordinary tree
Lying in the forests of the Malaya mountains
Absorbs the perfume of sandal from the moist leaves and branches
So you come to resemble who whomever you follow.

~Words of My Perfect Teacher

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